Suarez, Bovo Sworn In As Miami-Dade County's Newest CommissionersNewly-elected Miami-Dade Commissioners Xavier Suarez and Esteban Bovo, Jr. were sworn into office Monday morning.
Suarez Elected District 7 Commissioner; Appeals Court Release BallotsFormer Miami Mayor Xavier Suarez is back in government, after beating former South Miami mayor Julio Robaina in Tuesday's special election, 53-47%. The win was kept secret until late Thursday afternoon, when the 3rd District Court of Appeals tossed out a lawsuit challenging the vote. The results were suppressed to give the court time to decide.
Appeal Expected To Be Filed In District 7 Election Miami-Dade county commissioners are expected to file an emergency appeal Wednesday, according to the Department of Elections. Meanwhile, Ricardo Corona, an attorney and Spanish television personality spoke out Tuesday.
Judge: District 7 Election Results Put On HoldA Miami-Dade circuit court judge ruled late Monday to temporarily suppress the results for tomorrow’s District 7 race.
Qualifying Deadline Nears For Miami-Dade Dist. 7 Commission SeatCandidates who want to run for the District 7 Miami-Dade County Commission seat, newly vacant due to the resignation of Carlos Gimenez who is running for County Mayor, have until 5:00 p.m. Thursday to meet the qualifying deadline.
Gimenez Commission Seat Now On May 24th BallotMiami-Dade County Commissioners met Wednesday morning and added Carlos Gimenez’s newly vacant commission seat to the May 24th election ballot that will have Miami-Dade voters electing a new mayor and now two new commissioners.